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2015 WAEC GCE Form Is Out: Full Guideline

The West African Examination Council hereby announce that 2015 WAEC GCE Form is out on sale. All candidates who wish to take this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination in Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, Cameroon, and other West African Countries can apply while the form is still on sale.

Those qualified to purchase the WAEC GCE Registration form for 2015 are candidates who may have completed their secondary education but with incomplete O’level result. Those who have applied for admission into a university, polytechnic or college in 2015/16 with awaiting results is accepted.

Students Nigeria confirmed that the application form (in form is scratch card with a pin and serial number) is sold in commercial banks across Nigeria. Although a comprehensive list of banks selling WAEC Scratch Card is not available at the moment; candidates can obtain the 2015 form via Zenith, Union, Eco and Mainstreet Banks. You might as well check in other banks or WAEC offices nationwide.

Those asking for how much is the form should make sure to go to the selling points with at least N11,600. You are expected to register online before the deadline which is August 22, 2015. Instructions for online registration is as detailed below.


Candidates are to start their Registration by enrolling their fingerprints and capturing other personal details using the Biometric Data Capture software. Click here to download if you have a fingerprint scanner or visit any Registration Centre with such facilities to scan your fingerprints. Ensure your Surname, First name and other names are captured using the software.

You are required to enter your bio data which includes Gender, Disability, Marital Status, Maiden Name (if applicable), Date of Birth, Nationality and State of Origin. Note that your name must not be more than 40 characters, this includes spaces between the surname, firstname and other name. Please select NONE for disability information if you are not disabled.

You are required to upload your scanned passport size photograph with a white background. The photograph must be a recent one and must be in Joint Portable Exchange (jpg) format. Note that the photograph you upload will be printed on your photocard and certificate. The dimension of the passport must be exactly275 X 314 pixels. The photograph must not be more than 15 kilobytes and not less than 7 kilobytes in size.

You are required to supply your contact information which includes telephone, email, residential address, residential city, residential state, postal address, city and state. Note that Telephone number is compulsory since it would be used to contact the candidate should the need arise.

You are required to select the state and town you wish to write the examination. The exact centre will be automatically assigned to you by the system. Please note that you cannot change your examination  town after submission.

English Language and Mathematics have been automatically selected for you because they are compulsory. You are required to select the other subjects you wish to register for in this examination. Please note that a minimum of Seven (7) and a maximum of Nine (9) subjects are allowed (English Language and Mathematics inclusive).

You are required to read the declaration section carefully and check or tick the checkboxes before submitting your form. You cannot proceed unless you have done this.

Once you have completed the registration form, you are required to click the ACCEPT button after which a preview of your details will be displayed. You are required to review your application at this stage and click the EDIT button if you desire to make any modification. You should click the SAVE button if you want to save your application and still be able to come back and modify it. Note that you can only modify up to 3 times. Click the SUBMIT button if you want to submit your application. NOTE that you will no longer be able to modify your application once you click the SUBMIT button.

On successful completion and submission of your registration form, the system will allocate a centre to you and generate your examination number. You should then print  the admission notice/photo card. Note that this document will be required before you are allowed into the examination hall.

Note that while registration continues prior to the closing date, we suggest that you download the template to help you know the information required for a successful registration. Kindly avoid errors in bio data and age. You may start your registration here when ready.

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